dining

New Duke series to investigate common concerns

New Duke series to investigate common concerns

10/04/2018 By Duke Staff Higher tuition. Cramped living spaces. Food prices rising and quality declining. Ask an average Duquesne student what they think some of the problems on campus are, and they’re likely to name one, if not all, of those listed. As an independent voice for students on campus, we take our role seriously […]

On-campus dining is improving, but not yet perfect

On-campus dining is improving, but not yet perfect

09/13/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Opinions Editor If you’re a freshman, there’s a good chance you’re probably wondering what the heck is up with Duquesne’s food situation. Hogan Dining Center in Towers is a far cry from home-cooked meals you might be used to, and the pizza you can pick up at Incline is, like, […]

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

Would it really be that hard to provide some kosher food?

03/01/2018 By Ollie Gratzinger | Features Editor Food: We eat it almost as often as I complain about it. In 2016, Jamie Moore, Parkhurst’s director of sourcing and sustainability, spoke with the Terra learning community and took questions regarding the nature of food at Duquesne. Questions ranged from the general to the decidedly specific, addressing […]

New Indian restaurant offers traditional flavor and charm

New Indian restaurant offers traditional flavor and charm

02/22/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor Move over Chipotle, Indian barbecue is coming to take your place. Choolaah opened its doors Friday, Jan. 26 in East Liberty, near Oakland. Co-founders Raji Sankar and Randhir Sethi debuted an Indian eatery that prides itself on fresh, healthy food. Choolaah focuses on bringing a casual, fast approach […]

New restaurant promises flavor, soul, lacks organization

New restaurant promises flavor, soul, lacks organization

01/11/2018 By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor The Strip District’s newest addition, Preeti’s Pitt, is sure to become a local hotspot. Serving up classic American and soul food dishes makes this lounge a step above the rest. However, if they truly want to expand their reach, the owners will have to implement some serious organizational […]

Merante Brothers Market back as Pittsburgh community staple

Merante Brothers Market back as Pittsburgh community staple

12/07/17 By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer It’s that time of year when the question of whether or not you’re sick of campus dining is needless. Finals are approaching, FLEX is low and you find yourself trudging to Market for one of those delicious cold-cut sandwiches that we all so dearly love. Off-campus options are […]

Stuff’d Pierogi Bar misses mark on beloved Pittsburgh classic

Stuff’d Pierogi Bar misses mark on beloved Pittsburgh classic

By Shivani Gosai | Opinions Editor 10/19/17 Everyone loves pierogies, especially the people of Pittsburgh. They have been a staple dish of our city, alongside favorites such as the Primanti’s sandwich or Sarris chocolate. We have even gone as far in displaying our obsession by watching pierogies race at Pirates games. For those of you […]

Bluff Street food trucks to benefit Duquesne clubs

Bluff Street food trucks to benefit Duquesne clubs

By Elsa Buehler | Staff Writer As was made clear during the food truck event last week, there is one magical factor that unites every Duquesne student: food. Well, on April 20, there was plenty of good food to be found on Bluff Street, directly behind Mellon Hall. This was the day of the “Duq-A-Palooza […]

New restaurant brings flavors of Mexico downtown

New restaurant brings flavors of Mexico downtown

By Anna Walnoha | Staff Writer  If you’re in the mood to excite your taste buds with exotic flavors of Mexico and to be intrigued by bright and rich colors, take yourself and maybe a friend or two to Condado Taqueria located in the Cultural District. The restaurant opened recently; it has been up and […]

Parkhurst supplies Duquesne with local food

Parkhurst supplies Duquesne with local food

Raymond Arke | Asst. News Editor Food is something that often preoccupies the minds of college students. But how the food got there can be a different story. Alex Ruiz, a junior political science and history major, had never considered where his food was coming from. “It’s something I’ve never really thought about. I certainly […]